Documents of the Christian Church [NOOK Book]

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This selection of writings from the most important moments in the history of Christianity has become established as a classic work. Now incorporating a wealth of new material, this new edition will be an essential reference source for anyone interested in the Christian Church.. "While retaining the original material selected by Henry Bettenson, Chris Maunder has added a substantial section of more recent writings. These illustrate the Second Vatican Council; the theologies of liberation; Church and State from ...
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Documents of the Christian Church

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Overview

This selection of writings from the most important moments in the history of Christianity has become established as a classic work. Now incorporating a wealth of new material, this new edition will be an essential reference source for anyone interested in the Christian Church.. "While retaining the original material selected by Henry Bettenson, Chris Maunder has added a substantial section of more recent writings. These illustrate the Second Vatican Council; the theologies of liberation; Church and State from Thatcher's Britain to Communist Eastern Europe; Black, feminist, and ecological theology; ecumenism; and inner-faith dialogue.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780191501517
  • Publisher: OUP Oxford
  • Publication date: 9/29/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 4
  • Sales rank: 460,071
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Chris Maunder is Senior Lecturer in Theology and Religious Studies at the University College of Ripon and York St John.

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Table of Contents

Pt. I The Early Church to the Council of Chalcedon, 451
Sect. I The Church and the World
Sect. II Creeds
Sect. III The Earliest Testimony to the Gospels
Sect. IV The Person and Work of Christ
Sect. V The Problem of the Relation of the Divinity and the Humanity in Christ
Sect. VI Pelagianism, Human Nature, Sin, and Grace
Sect. VII The Church, the Ministry, and the Sacraments
Sect. VIII The Authority of the Holy See
Sect. IX Doctrine and Development. The Vincentian Canon
Sect. X Christian Inscriptions
Pt. II From the Council of Chalcedon to the Present
Sect. I From Chalcedon to the Breach between East and West
Sect. II The Empire and the Papacy
Sect. III Monasticism and the Friars
Sect. IV The Church and Heresy
Sect. V The Conciliar Movement
Sect. VI Scholasticism
Sect. VII The Church in England until the Reformation
Sect. VIII The Reformation on the Continent
Sect. IX The Reformation in England
Sect. X The Roman Catholic Church from the Counter-Reformation to the Second Vatican Council
Sect. XI The British Churches in the Seventeenth Century
Sect. XII The British Churches in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries
Sect. XIII The Roman Catholic Church at the Second Vatican Council
Sect. XIV The Twentieth-Century World Churches: Justice, Peace, and the Environment
Sect. XV The Twentieth-Century World Churches and Inter-Faith Dialogue
Sect. XVI The Twentieth-Century Churches and Christian Unity
Sect. XVII The Twentieth-Century Churches: Sexuality and Procreation
Appendix A List of Councils
Bibliography
Acknowledgements
Index
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